Kurt Hamrin

1934 - 2024

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Kurt Roland "Kurre" Hamrin (Swedish: [ˈkɵʈː hamˈriːn]; 19 November 1934 – 4 February 2024) was a Swedish professional footballer who played as a winger. He began his career in his home country with AIK, but later played for several Italian clubs, most notably Fiorentina, with whom he won two Coppa Italia titles, a Cup Winners' Cup, and a Mitropa Cup over nine years, making over 350 appearances for the club and scoring over 200 goals in all competitions. He also represented AC Milan, with whom he won a Serie A title and the European Cup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kurt Hamrin has received more than 306,791 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Kurt Hamrin is the 84th most popular soccer player (up from 192nd in 2019), the 86th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 167th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Swedish Soccer Player.

Kurt Hamrin is most famous for his time spent playing for the Swedish National Team, where he was a prolific scorer. He also played professionally in Italy and the United States.

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Among soccer players, Kurt Hamrin ranks 84 out of 21,273Before him are Giacinto Facchetti, Paul Breitner, Béla Guttmann, Bobby Moore, Rudi Völler, and Rob Rensenbrink. After him are Bebeto, Carlos Queiroz, Hristo Stoichkov, Peter Schmeichel, Gabriel Batistuta, and Guillermo Stábile.

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Among people born in 1934, Kurt Hamrin ranks 35Before him are Sydney Pollack, Alexei Leonov, Niklaus Wirth, Larisa Latynina, Ronald Wayne, and Renata Scotto. After him are Richard Meier, Roman Herzog, Richard Chamberlain, Bill Bixby, Princess Margaretha, Mrs. Ambler, and Alan Arkin. Among people deceased in 2024, Kurt Hamrin ranks 20Before him are Akira Toriyama, Johan Galtung, Niklaus Wirth, Frank Farian, Carl Weathers, and Roger Guillemin. After him are Dries van Agt, Andreas Brehme, Ebrahim Raisi, Zvi Zamir, Hage Geingob, and Herbert Kroemer.

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Among people born in Sweden, Kurt Hamrin ranks 86 out of 1,879Before him are Marie Taglioni (1804), Harry Martinson (1904), Hugo Theorell (1903), Axel Oxenstierna (1583), Kai Siegbahn (1918), and Charles VIII of Sweden (1409). After him are Birger Jarl (1210), Stieg Larsson (1954), Jenny Lind (1820), Marie Fredriksson (1958), Ermanaric (400), and Ronnie Peterson (1944).


Among soccer players born in Sweden, Kurt Hamrin ranks 3Before him are Gunnar Nordahl (1921), and Zlatan Ibrahimović (1981). After him are Nils Liedholm (1922), Gunnar Gren (1920), Bo Larsson (1944), Henrik Larsson (1971), Reino Börjesson (1929), Agne Simonsson (1935), Ove Kindvall (1943), Lennart Skoglund (1929), and Ronnie Hellström (1949).